What is filling our prisons

Most likely there is more to this story than the news clip that I saw. However, it is the first time I have seen the subject of someone going to prison for health care appear in any publication.

Without a doubt, we will see a lot more in the weeks and month to come once the flood gates are opened. In part, you only have to look at the statistics to get a sense of the story behind the story.

Mandatory minimums and zero tolerance have put a number of men and women in prison for more years than they are/were able to recover from to the point where they can get a life and consequently the go to where they are the most comfortable once they approach the age or find themselves in a situation where they are no longer able to care for themselves.

I have met and know these men and women over the 15 years that I have been a volunteer in prison. If you have to do time in such circumstances then the fed is the way to travel.
Ex-Cop Admits To Robbing Bank To Get Health Benefits In Federal Prison

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